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I love these photos of my girls in the newest collection from Jamie Kay too much to let them sit on my desktop. New customers can use my affiliate code ELLEN10 to save 10% on their first order. If you’re a repeat customer, be sure to sign up for rewards to earn shop credit and […]

Jamie Kay In the Meadow

Children's Style

  Are you visiting the pool every day like we are this summer? I recently shared a swimsuit review post, so I think all the stuff I’m hauling back and forth to the pool would be a good follow-up to that post. Scroll down to see all my favorite things to keep in our ready-to-go […]

Beach (Pool) Bag Essentials 2022

How about a swimsuit review! I took advantage of recent sales, and ordered a bunch of swimsuits!   My swimsuit criteria: supportive in the chest, enough coverage that I don’t have to worry about a boob popping out while tossing a kid in the pool, and semi-decent booty coverage. There are a lot of great […]

Summer 2022 Swimsuit Review

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The perfect rug has the ability to pull a whole room together. I’ve partnered with Loloi Rugs to add the perfect vintage-inspired, family-friendly rug to our playroom. Keep reading for my review of Loloi Rugs! Loloi gifted this rug, however, all opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links.  It is week seven of […]

Loloi Rug Review – One Room Challenge Week 7

One Room Challenge

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The One Room Challenge is rapidly approaching the final reveal, so I’m excited to share a few of the toys in the playroom to foster open-ended play. Hey now, hey nowwwww, this is what dreams are made of…. kids dreams that is…let’s get to it! This post contains affiliate links.  Play Time I feel like […]

One Room Challenge Week Six – Playroom Fun!

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I’m sharing my top three dresses for motherhood photos. So you were gifted a motherhood photography session? Yay! *INSERT PANIC* But what do you wear?! I got you, friend! This post contains affiliate links.  Motherhood Photos Would you believe it if I told you there was a time I didn’t even know motherhood photography sessions […]

Top 3 Dresses for Motherhood Photos

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Mother’s Day is less than a week away! Where did the time go?! I’m always bad at planning ahead, so when Matt asked me what I wanted, I was like… umm?? If you’re like me and totally drawing a blank, forward this post to your significant other!  Mother’s Day Amazon Finds Okay, first – I […]

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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  It is week four of the One Room Challenge. Nope, you didn’t miss a blog post! I skipped week three last week because it was a week of waiting on products. The theme of this week is ‘paint & progress’. This post contains affiliate links.  I previously shared that Clare Paint has supplied us […]

Clare Paint – One Room Challenge – Week 4

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It is week two of the One Room Challenge! I was going to say “nothing happened this week”, but really, I think the hardest things happened this week. For me, often the hardest part of a project is actually making decisions and committing! This post contains affiliate links.  Since there aren’t any structural changes to […]

One Room Challenge – Week 2

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